Liz Nicholl, the chief executive of UK Sport, has confirmed that some Olympic sports will lose their funding in the wake of London 2012.
The government has pledged to invest £508m of exchequer and lottery money into sport over the next four years, virtually the same amount that funded Britain's success in London.
However, UK Sport's "no compromise" policy means only those sports which can show they will qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics are likely to receive any of that money. The final decision will be made in December, after a period of review, with the new funding cycle starting in January.
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